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in baltimore. i'm adam may. today marked the final day of funerals of the victims of the sandy hook elementary school. a young girl was laid to rest with a special connection with maryland. rochelle ritchie has more on the story. >> reporter: her name was josephine jay. he was 7 years old and loved the ravens. her funeral was this afternoon in newton and a vigil was held in her honor. her bright senile and innocence is being remembered here in baltimore and newtown, connecticut. where she was laid to rest this afternoon. >> may we have a moment of silence to remember these victims. >> reporter: she was one of 20 children fatally shot at sandy hook elementary school, a school shooting that rocked the nation. >> they're just babies, they shouldn't be taken away from their mother. >> reporter: josephine turned 7 days just three days before the shooting. she was a native of columbia maryland and moved to newtown four years ago and she loved the baltimore maryland. >> as a father of three, it's extremely upsetting and a week later everything is stil
's a holiday effort to help victims of superstorm sandy. i'm tim williams with more from towson coming up. >> i'm meteorologist bernadette woods. the mild air is going to continue, but so does the chance for some rain. we'll have your first warning forecast coming up when eyewitness news returns. >> complete coverage continues with adam may and meteorologist bernadette woods and sports with stan saunders. it's wjz, maryland's news station. ♪ jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the -- ♪ ♪ oh, what fun it is to ride... ♪ get in the holiday spirit with dunkin's peppermint mocha new white chocolate, or gingerbread flavors today. america runs on dunkin'. have you started shopping? just waiting for inspiration to strike. and there it is! done. genius. give the gift of dunkin' coffee. get two pounds for $14.99, only at dunkin' restaurants. america runs on dunkin'. 74 . >>> looks like pea soup out there. foggy again. 50 degrees in central maryland. bernadette woods will have the complete forecast coming up. first why police try to control pro british loyalist
is changing its warning system after superstorm sandy caught many off-guard. they are changing the definitions so people will be ready for extreme conditions. >>> people in krisfield are still suffering from sandy's damage after a federal decision not to provide aid to storm- battered residents. the city's mayor is challenging the federal decision. >> is there water coming into your residence right now. >> yes, ma'am. >> try to stay calm. >> reporter: taking stock of the damage came next. sitting just above the bay, many in town took a hit. >> my building took a big beating. it's the worst i've seen. >> clearly, krisfield took it the hardest. a lot of people have been swamped out of their home. >> reporter: after seeing their damage, the governor asked for federal disaster relief. federal help won't be coming to homeowners and businesses does because not enough damage could be done. it is not based upon the trauma to the individual. >> we need help. we need help. we cannot do it. >> reporter: the reason, many who lost furnaces, first floors
's first lady say it should be a priority but it needs appropriate funding to prevent another sandy hook. >> what is happening now is going to be rippled throughout our communities for years to come if we don't address it now. >> reporter: despite the cuts in funding, mental health care in maryland is ranked among the best in the country. adam may, wjz eyewitness news. >>> we are always on. you can check in for complete coverage on the tragedy in newtown. we'll bring you the latest on the victims and the investigation. >>> two inmates pull off a daring escape from a high-rise prison in chicago. they apparently squeezed through a narrow window and scaled down 20 stories. they believe the two men were in a house hours earlier. this is the first escape from the skyscraper lockup in 25 years. >>> the billionaire won over on the beauty queen as donald trump is award an a judgement. he says he was harmed by the comments by ms. pennsylvania sheena monan. she alleges the finalists were selected in advance. >>> it's a snow record most of us can live with. that's because it's four a lack of snow.
for last friday's mass shooting at sandy hook 6-year- old noah and jack were laid to rest. >> you shouldn't be at a 6-year- old's funeral. i mean, this is a devastating event. it just keeps getting more heartbreaking. >> reporter: he was a kind and caring boy. his twin sister survived the shooting in another classroom. at his funeral, friends wore sports gear in honor of the boy who loved wrestling, football, stand new york giants. he was buried in a giants jersey. >> the people that spoke, there were little stories about jack being in heaven tossing footballs at the angels and knocking the halos off of their head. everyone got a chuckle out of that. >> reporter: the school will remained closed as police continue their investigation and may not reopen. classes are resume in other schools nearby. on monday, many families brought their children to this recreation center for a day of fun. meanwhile, police have been learning more about how the killer went about his killing spree. they might never learn why. in newtown connecticut for wjz eyewitness news. >> while the victim's families strugg
. >>> it's hard to imagine that weeks after hurricane sandy hit new york and new jersey, there are still people without power and some have not even been back to their homes. they're appealing to washington for help. we are in new jersey where it will take 10s of billions of dollars to rebuild. >> reporter: they're packing what they can salvage. >> 20 years of collectible cinderella stuff that my husband started collecting me for it ever since we started dating. >> reporter: their community took a direct hit from the storm which destroyed 80% of the town and left the famous boardwalk many many pieces. police chief thomas boyd says with federal help, the town will rebuild. >> seaside heights, we're never leaving. we're staying. >> reporter: the governor worked closely with president obama after the storm. now he's gone to washington to asked directly for help. with damage like this stretching for miles, the governor says new jersey will need $37 billion to repair the damage. after meetings at the white house, christie visited members of congress. new
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